New Student Orientation at Vandalia
Kaskaskia College invites new students to attend new student orientation at the Vandalia Campus.
The free program is designed to introduce students to information and contacts important for a successful start of their college experience. Information about services, activities and classroom success strategies will be included. Students will be given resources they will be able to use throughout their time at KC.
Students who attend this program traditionally perform better in college than those who do not attend.
The Kaskaskia College Vandalia Campus New Student Orientation events will be on Tuesday, May 20, 4-5:30 p.m.; Thursday, July 10, 10-11:30 a.m.; and Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1-2:30 p.m.
Reservations are requested for all those who will attend, including guests. Individuals can register through the Vandalia Campus, KC admissions office or KC academic advising or online at www.kaskaskia.edu/nso. For more information, contact the new student orientation office by phone, 545-3063, or e-mail, [email protected]
Free Summer Course for CNA
The Kaskaskia College Adult Education and Literacy Program is offering a free summer course to help students to qualify for enrollment in the CNA program and to earn their CNA certification.
Transportation and child care assistance may be available to students who qualify. The prep classes begin in July, and space is limited.
Students who are interested should call to register for an orientation. For more information, call the adult education office at 545-3115 or 1-800-642-0859, Ext. 3115.
The following classes are being offered at the KC Vandalia Campus. Students may register through the Vandalia Campus by calling 283-1780 or the Office of Continuing/Community Education at Kaskaskia College at 545-3255. All students must pre-registers for these classes.
Step Aerobics Class
The Kaskaskia College Office of Continuing/Community Education will offer a step aerobics class at the Vandalia YMCA from 5-6 p.m. on Thursdays, May 1-June 26.
The registration number for the class is COED-5410-VA03E.
This class will be a low-impact cardio workout using an adjustable step bench for a total body workout.
The cost is $45, but students over 60 may register free of charge.
‘Workout with Lynn’
The Kaskaskia College Office of Continuing/Community Education will offer a “Workout with Lynn” class at the Vandalia Campus from 5-6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, May 5-June 30.
The registration number for the class is COED-5411-VA03E.
Join Lynn Sefton in an aerobic hour of a muscle confusion workout. It includes moves used in swimming, speed skating, kickboxing and tennis. You’ll also do floor workouts to tone the abs and buns.
The cost is $85, but students over 60 can attend free of charge.
Spanish for Law Enforcement Class
The Kaskaskia College Office of Continuing/Community Education will offer a Spanish for law enforcement class at the Vandalia Campus from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturdays, May 3 and 10. The registration number for the class is PGAD-5324-VA01W.
This two-session practical class will help law enforcement officers and workers to learn basic phrases used in law enforcement situations. This will cover certain legal terms as well as commands. This class will also help provide resources for law enforcement.
The cost is $30, but students over 60 may register free of charge.
Zumba Gold Class
The Kaskaskia College Office of Continuing/Community Education will offer a Zumba Gold class at the Vandalia YMCA from 8-9 a.m. on Tuesdays, April 29-June 17, from 8 to 9 a.m. The registration number for the class is COED-8057-VA03D.
Zumba Gold targets the largest growing segment of the population: baby boomers. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements of Zumba: the exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves and the invigorating, party-like atmosphere. Zumba Gold is the perfect fit. It’s a dance-fitness class that feels friendly, and most of all, fun.
The cost is $40, but students over 60 may register free of charge.